terrified


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ter·ri·fy

 (tĕr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. ter·ri·fied, ter·ri·fy·ing, ter·ri·fies
1. To fill with terror; make deeply afraid: "She was terrified that he would lie to her" (Jodi Picoult). See Synonyms at frighten.
2. To drive or force by arousing fear: "The few who survived had long ago been terrified into complete intellectual surrender" (George Orwell).

[Latin terrificāre, from terrificus, terrific; see terrific.]

terrified

(ˈtɛrɪfaɪd)
adj
very frightened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.terrified - thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"

terrified

adjective frightened, scared, petrified, alarmed, intimidated, awed, panic-stricken, scared to death, scared stiff, scared shitless (taboo slang), terror-stricken, shit-scared (taboo slang), horror-struck, frightened out of your wits She was terrified that he would attack her.
Translations
مُرْتَعِب، خائِف جدامَرْعُوب
vyděšený
rædselsslagen
pelokas
prestrašen
óttasleginn
怖がった
겁에 질린
prestrašen
livrädd
ทำให้น่ากลัวมาก
aşırı derecede korkmuşdehşete kapılmış
khiếp sợ

terrified

[ˈterɪfaɪd] ADJ to be terrifiedestar aterrorizado, estar aterrado
to be terrified of sth/sbtener terror or pavor a algo/algn
he was terrified of catching Aidsle aterrorizaba or le daba terror (la idea de) coger el sida
I was terrified of her meeting another manme daba terror que conociera a otro hombre
she was terrified that they'd lose their homele aterrorizaba or le daba terror el pensar que pudieran perder su casa
I was terrified that he might follow metenía terror de que pudiera seguirme

terrified

[ˈtɛrɪfaɪd] adjterrifié(e)
I was terrified! → J'étais terrifié!
to be terrified of sth → être terrifié(e) par qch
to be terrified that ... → être terrifié(e) à l'idée que ...

terrified

adj person, animalverängstigt; look alsoangstvoll; to be terrified of somethingvor etw schreckliche Angst haben; he was terrified when/in case …er hatte fürchterliche Angst, als …/davor, dass …; you look terrifieddu hast Angst, das sieht man!

terrify

(ˈterifai) verb
to make very frightened. She was terrified by his appearance.
terrific (təˈrifik) adjective
1. marvellous; wonderful. a terrific party.
2. very great, powerful etc. He gave the ball a terrific kick.
terrifically (təˈrifikəli) adverb
very (much). She enjoyed herself terrifically.
ˈterrified adjective
The terrified little girl screamed.
ˈterrifying adjective

terrified

مَرْعُوب vyděšený rædselsslagen verängstigt τρομοκρατημένος aterrorizado pelokas terrifié prestrašen terrorizzato 怖がった 겁에 질린 doodsbang vettskremt przerażony aterrorizado запуганный livrädd ทำให้น่ากลัวมาก aşırı derecede korkmuş khiếp sợ 受惊吓的
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His people were sometimes terrified to see him, for hours together, absorbed in silent reverie, mute and insensible; he no longer heard the timid step of the servant who came to the door of his chamber to watch the sleeping or waking of his master.
He was terrified out of all capacity for belief or disbelief in regard of this extraordinary affair, which began with police inspectors and Embassies and would end goodness knows where - on the scaffold for someone.
To the very toes he is terrified, because the ground giveth way under him, and the dream beginneth.
But I didn't mind till afterwards; when--" she paused, and saw the figure of the bloated little man again--"I became terrified.
The poor youth was so terrified he did not know what to do, for he was in mortal dread of the punishment the wicked old Fairy would inflict on him.
Milady was no longer for him that woman of fatal intentions who had for a moment terrified him; she was an ardent, passionate mistress, abandoning herself to love which she also seemed to feel.
Meanwhile, the Eagle, full of fear of the Sow, sat still on the branches, and the Sow, terrified by the Eagle, did not dare to go out from her cave.
All this time Bertha Kircher was a wide-eyed and terrified spectator to what, as she thought, could end only in a terrific battle between these frightful beasts, and when Zu-tag and his followers began screaming forth their fearsome challenge, the girl found herself trembling in terror, for of all the sounds of the jungle there is none more awe inspiring than that of the great bull ape when he issues his challenge or shrieks forth his victory cry.
There before him stood the terrified girl vainly trying to fire another bullet into the animal's body; but she did not understand the mechanism of the firearm, and the hammer fell futilely upon an empty cartridge.
The girls, who had expected no resistance whatever, were terrified by the sweep of the glittering axe and fled screaming into the city; so that our travelers passed the gates in safety and marched down the green marble pavement of the wide street toward the royal palace.
They started toward us once more, though I could see that they were terrified probably as much by the noise of the guns as by their effects.
Taking a wide circuit round the ultimate tracks, so as to leave them undisturbed for further examination, the man proceeded to the spring, the girl following, weak and terrified.